Northwest Nazarene University

Online Nampa, ID Private Regional Accreditation

School at a Glance

18 Years of distance learning
N/A total students
23 degree programs View Programs
4 certificate programs View Programs


Northwest Nazarene University

Established in 1913, Northwest Nazarene University has grown from a small Bible school to a nationally recognized university offering more than 60 areas of undergraduate study, 18 master's degrees in seven different disciplines, and two doctoral degrees.

The university now serves over 2,000 undergraduate and graduate students and more than 6,000 continuing education students. In addition to its 90-acre campus located in Nampa, Idaho, NNU offers programs online and in cooperation with programs in 35 countries. The mission of NNU is the transformation of the whole person. Centered in Jesus Christ, an NNU education instills habits of heart, soul, mind, and strength to enable each student to become God's creative and redemptive agent in the world.

NNU has been ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top master's-level universities in the west. In addition, NNU is often featured in the Princeton Review book "The Best Western Colleges."

Online Degree Programs

Earning an online degree from Northwest Nazarene University allows individuals an opportunity to learn and engage in conversation with fellow online students from around the globe as well as expert faculty mentors who provide an academically rigorous education. The online format allows working professionals as well as parents the flexibility to balance work and home life with their education. An admissions representative guides each student through the application and enrollment process, providing assistance with the application, acceptance, and setting up an academic success plan.

Online Degrees Offered

Associate Degrees:

- Liberal Studies

- Business Administration

- Accounting

- Elementary Education

- Secondary Education

- Christian Studies

Bachelor's Degrees:

- Liberal Studies

- Business Administration


- Christian Ministry

- Nursing (RN to BSN)

Master's Degrees:

- Business Administration (MBA)

- Curriculum, Instruction and Innovation (M.Ed.)

- Educational Leadership (M.Ed., Ed.S.)

- Nursing (MSN, MSN FNP)

- Pastoral Ministry (MA)

- Missional Leadership (MA, M.Div.)

- Spiritual Formation (MA, M.Div.)

- Youth, Children & Family Ministry (MA, M.Div.)

- Christian Studies (M.Div.)

Doctoral Degrees:

- Educational Leadership (Ph.D., Ed.D.)

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Degree Programs

Northwest Nazarene University Offers the Following Degree Programs Online

Certificate Programs

Northwest Nazarene University Offers the Following Certificate Programs Online

Location & Contact

Student Contact

Stacey Little Admissions Counselor 208-467-8853
Northwest Nazarene University 623 Holly Street Nampa ID 83686

Head of Distance Learning

Bethany Haglund 208-467-8353
Northwest Nazarene University 623 Holly Street Nampa ID 83686

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